The Philippine Dermatological Society
The only Specialty Society in Dermatology recognized by the Philippine Medical Association and the Philippine College of Physicians.
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Looking Beneath the Surface: A Thorough Response to Poverty

Looking Beneath the Surface: A Thorough Response to Poverty

The Philippine Dermatological Society held its 39th Annual Convention entitled “The Dermauthority: Advancing the Art and Science of Aesthetic and Medical Dermatology” last November 3-5, 2016, at the EDSA Shangri-La hotel. What made the occasion more meaningful was that the keynote speaker was Vice President Leni Robredo, who gave an Inspirational talk to all the attendees of the convention.

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Pedagogy and Dermatology:  Innovative Learning Strategies  in an Ever-evolving Field

Pedagogy and Dermatology: Innovative Learning Strategies in an Ever-evolving Field

In cooperation with the Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Subspecialty Core Group of the Philippine Dermatologic Society, the Section of Dermatology of the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital hosted the September Continuing Medical Education (CME) with the theme: “Pedagogy and Dermatology: Innovative Learning Strategies in an Ever-evolving Field.” The CME event was held last September 28, 2016, Wednesday, at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club.

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PDS MasterChef 2

PDS MasterChef 2

Last August 28, 2016, the PDS hosted a successful MasterChef 2 at the prestigious Global Academy, the very first culinary school in the Philippines to receive The World Association of Chef’s Societies Recognition for Quality Culinary Education.

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Acne

Acne

Acne is a common chronic skin disease that occurs due to blockage and/or inflammation of pilosebaceous units (hair follicles and sebaceous glands). Initiation of treatment should be done the soonest time possible to prevent scarring and pigmentation

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Looking Beneath the Surface: A Thorough Response to Poverty

Looking Beneath the Surface: A Thorough Response to Poverty

The Philippine Dermatological Society held its 39th Annual Convention entitled “The Dermauthority: Advancing the Art and Science of Aesthetic and Medical Dermatology” last November 3-5, 2016, at the EDSA Shangri-La hotel. What made the occasion more meaningful was that the keynote speaker was Vice President Leni Robredo, who gave an Inspirational talk to all the attendees of the convention.

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Pedagogy and Dermatology:  Innovative Learning Strategies  in an Ever-evolving Field

Pedagogy and Dermatology: Innovative Learning Strategies in an Ever-evolving Field

In cooperation with the Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Subspecialty Core Group of the Philippine Dermatologic Society, the Section of Dermatology of the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital hosted the September Continuing Medical Education (CME) with the theme: “Pedagogy and Dermatology: Innovative Learning Strategies in an Ever-evolving Field.” The CME event was held last September 28, 2016, Wednesday, at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club.

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WHAT IS A DERMATOLOGIST?

A board-certified dermatologist in the Philippines is a doctor who completed 3 years of specialty training in one of the 11 institutions accredited by the PDS and passed the examination administered by the Philippine Board of Dermatology.
There are many substandard programs claiming that they can offer training in Dermatology. Some courses run for a week, 3 months or a year. The format of these trainings are not well structured. Would you trust yourselves in the hands of these untrained doctors?

For effective and safe medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments for your skin, hair and nails,

CONSULT A PDS DERMATOLOGIST, THE DermAuthority.

Established in 1952, the PDS is an organization of dermatologists or doctors who are experts in the field of medicine dedicated to the skin, hair and nails.


The Seal of Excellence in your dermatologists clinic signifies that your doctor is a competent and certified PDS dermatologist.
The PDS is the only specialty society in Dermatology that is recognized by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).
PDS_BOARD_2015-16
Officers:
President: Dr. Ma. Angela Lavadia
Vice-President: Dr. Purita Paz-Lao
Secretary: Dr. Cecille Rosete
Treasurer: Dr. Jasmin Jamora

 

Directors:
Dr. Bernadette Arcilla
Dr. Blossom Chan
Dr. Krisinda Clare Jamora
Dr. Julie Pabico
Dr. Maria Lourdes Palmero
Dr. Frnacisco Rivera IV
Dr. Arnold Yu

 

Immediate Past President: Dr. Daisy King Ismael
Vision
The Philippine Dermatological Society aims to be the recognized and respected leader in dermatology by pursuing excellence in skin health.

 

Mission
The Philippine Dermatological Society is an organization of humane and service-oriented dermatologists observing the highest ethical professional standards and promoting knowledge through information dissemination, training and research.
1. Produce competent dermatologists sensitive to the needs of the community.
2. Provide avenues for exchange of ideas that will enhance the science and art of dermatology.
3. Conduct researches and encourage publications relevant to the practice of dermatology.
4. Promote public awareness on the prevention of skin diseases through information and education campaigns.
5. Uphold professional and ethical standards among dermatologists.
6. Protect members of the Society against unfair practice and competition from unqualified practitioners through legislation and regulations.
7. Promote local and international recognition of the specialty.
8. Establish linkages with the other specialties for more comprehensive health care.
9. Foster camaraderie among members and colleagues from other countries.
10. Encourage academic advancement through scholarship and fellowship grants.